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Annual Events

November 2001
December 2001

NOVEMBER 2001Back to Top
November 1-30
Cafe Arts Month. Various art displays in cafes and coffee houses throughout the city.
Various locations, 282-2471

November 3-4
San Francisco Clay & Glass Festival Handcrafted ceramics and blown glass from over 160 craft artists. Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center 281-5888

November 10-11, 17-18 (weekends)
Harvest Festival and Christmas Crafts Market. Arts and crafts fair offering wonderful gifts and other ideas for the holiday season. Weekends only.
Concourse Exhibition Center, (707) 778-6300

November 16
Embarcadero Center Building Lighting Ceremony. Take part in an annual San Francisco holiday tradition. Watch as the decorative lights are turned on at Embarcadero Center. Festivities begin at 4:30pm (lights at 6:40pm).
Embarcadero Center, 772-0753

November 17-25
San Francisco International Automobile Show. The latest and greatest automobiles in the world add a sleek and shy ambiance to this annual show.
Moscone Center, 331-4406

November 18
Tree Lighting Festivities. Start the holiday season with a day of entertainment for the family. Looney Tunes characters will be on hand for the fun. Festivities culminate in the lighting (at 5:30pm) of the 65-foot tree.
PIER 39, 705-5500

November 23
Ghirardelli Square 37th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Ghirardelli Square lights up the waterfront with their 35-foot Christmas tree. The lighting is scheduled at 6 pm and includes holiday entertainment, caroling performances, along with a celebrity guest emcee, dancing, and a visit from Santa Claus.
Ghirardelli Square, 775-5500

November 24-25
The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair A magical mix of crystals, minerals, jewelry and the healing arts.
Fort Mason Center, 383-7837

November 25
Run to the Far Side 10K and 5K foot races through scenic Golden Gate Park begin and end at the California Academy of Sciences. First race at 8:30am.
Golden Gate Park, 759-2690

November 7-11
Film Arts Festival of Independent Cinema More than 300 films by local artists showcase the richness and diversity of San Francisco and Northern California as a major hub in the independent film world.
Castro and Roxie Theaters, 552-8760

November 8-16
American Indian Film Festival Presenting documentaries and dramas by new and emerging Native American artists.
Palace of Fine Arts Theater, 554-0525

DECEMBER 2001Back to Top
November 24-December 23 (weekends)
Great Dickens Christmas Fair. A traditional holiday festival of the re-creation of 19th Century Victorian London. Food, music, dancing, entertainment for all ages.
Cow Palace, 392-4400

December 1-2, 8-9
Celebration of Craftswomen. The nation’s largest juried women’s crafts fair and San Francisco’s most prestigious holiday crafts show.
Herbst Pavilion , Fort Mason Center, 383-3470

December 2
Santa PAWS Pets primp for photos with Santa. A fundraiser for PAWS a nonprofit group assisting low income people with AIDS to care for their pets.
Ghirardelli Square 775-5500

December 12-31
San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker America’s oldest ballet company, regarded as one of its finest, presents the Tchaikovsky’s beloved family classic every December.
War Memorial Opera House, 865-2000

December TBD
Christmas at Sea Climb aboard a historic ship and enjoy caroling, storytelling, hot cider, cookies, kids’ crafts and a visits from St. Nick.
Hyde Street Pier 561-6662


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